How the Narcissist Exploits the Empath’s Core Wound

The Narcissist has a fine-tuned antenna to go to the core of your being and find that wounded place where you most want to be loved. He or she sucks you in through initial praise and admiration, only to strike you down when you are most vulnerable. This mechanism keeps you hooked because you are […]

First Father’s Day Without My Dad

This June was the first Father’s Day since my Dad passed away in February of this year. It came and went quietly as I reflected on my Dad’s passing.  Many days I notice something that I miss about my Dad, how I wish I could ask him about the history of some geopolitical situation or […]

Getting Stuck in Emotional Immaturity Due to Trauma

Emotional immaturity is the result of getting stuck in emotional development due to trauma. What you experience as trauma is unique to you.  Whether or not you experience an incident as traumatic depends on the kind of support you received while coping with it. What feels traumatic to one person, may not be experienced that way […]

Healing Emotional Trauma that Has Held You Back from the Life You Want through Amate Growth Work

Is this finally the year that you heal the emotional trauma that is holding you back from living the life that you want? Is this the year that you finally do the work required in getting “unstuck” from the emotional trauma that derails you every time you make progress. There is a lot of talk […]

Become an Effective Father by Healing Childhood Wounds through Amate Growth Work

Raising children will be the hardest job you will ever do and often fathers do not have a guide as to how this is done. The expectations on fathers have also greatly increased in modern times, so that simply looking at the model of your own father is often judged as not good enough. Fathers […]